Activist Berta Cáceres was assassinated in Honduras in 2016 for organizing opposition to a hydroelectric dam on Lenca territory. After a screening of the short documentary Berta Vive, artist Carolina Caycedo joins journalist Silvio Carrillo and UC Berkeley law professor Roxanna Altholz to discuss indigenous environmental activism. (2016, dir. Katia Lara, 30 min.)
Berta Vive will be turned into a feature length documentary Berta Soy Yo (I Am Berta) to be released in 2019.
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